Ralph Perez Martinez, 59, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, robbery and criminal confinement in the death of Mary Austgen, 76, of St. John, Ind., who was found dead in her 2011 GMC Yukon Denali in the garage of the Majestic Star Casino.
Ralph Perez Martinez, 57, was charged with murder, robbery and criminal confinement.
A person has been taken into custody for questioning in the kidnapping and murder of an elderly woman who was found shot to death in the parking garage of the Majestic Star Casino in Gary last month.
Mary Austgen was found in her car, in a parking garage. Police had no motive, and friends were mystified at the homicide.